News & Events

St. Louis Launch

velofix’ First Female Franchise Partner Launches in St. Louis velofix, North America’s largest fleet of premium Mobile Bike Shops, launches in St. Louis with a woman leading the way! Francesca DeRanzo, is the franchises first female owner/operator and is one of thirteen Franchise Partners launching new locations this Spring. DeRanzo has been in the cycling industry for over ten years working in bike shops as well as directly for bike manufacturers – consequently her decision to join velofix is well-suited. DeRanzo states, “I knew I wanted to work in the cycling industry and be my own boss, but when researching my options, owning a brick-and-mortar bike shop was way too expensive because of the cost to lease space and hold… Read More

Okanagan Launch

velofix Launches Fifth BC Location in the Okanagan Valley velofix, North America’s largest fleet of premium Mobile Bike Shops, launches amidst the scenic, cycle-ready, terrain of the BC Interior. velofix Okanagan, serving the BC Interior from Vernon through to Osoyoos, is officially open for business and is one of thirteen locations currently launching for Spring 2016, bringing the entire system to over 40 locations across North America. Franchise Partner Will Pratt, an existing brick-and-mortar bike shop owner in Penticton, BC, is thrilled to provide his current customer base as well as other cyclists through the Okanagan a premium, convenient service that provides assistance to riders both at their homes and place of business. While owning a bike shop is not a new… Read More

Job Opportunity: Inside Sales Rep

Inside Sales Representative  velofix provides a customer service experience to our valued customers and an equally exceptional franchisee experience to our franchise partners.  Our goal is to create a new and unique service experience for cyclists across North America. Save time. Ride more. We are looking for an ambitious, energetic and passionate Inside Sales Representative to help service our Customers and our Franchisees. The Role  The Inside Sales Representative is the key to our first interactions and experiences with our customers.  By fostering a positive relationship between the customer and the franchisee/or we can maximize the whole experience for the customer and maximize on an opportunity for our franchisees.  This role will include facilitating franchise-booking requests, franchise direct and indirect support, assisting franchisees with the execution… Read More

velofix Wins Best Bike Shop in BC – Mainland: Canadian Cyclist

The results are in! velofix won Best Bike Shop in BC – Mainland in the 2015 Canadian Cyclist Awards. Thanks to all of our loyal customers and friends for the support! And to the operators and mechanics for all their efforts in providing a great service. … Read More

The Off-Season with Jeff Symonds

Go off road Mixing things up is always a great idea. Fall and winter are great times to get out on a mountain bike or a cross bike. Getting off road can be a great mental break from the mental grind of the indoor trainer. The slower speed and shelter of off road riding makes really cold days a lot more tolerable. You will also love the extra stability and confidence that the wider and more heavily treaded tires have. You will also appreciate how dirt and snow make for a soft landing in case you do come off your bike.  Join a spin class  Indoor spinning can be a great way to stay motivated over the winter. Spin classes make the work fun and keep you mentally… Read More